Popular Cities in Iceland

Top cities in Iceland, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Reykjavik #1 most popular location
Iceland’s tiny capital has an almost inconceivable quantity of character. Home of spurting geysers, mammoth hot spring baths where you can lounge amongst fresh snow fall and a music scene t…
731travelers 216reviews 155blogs
Keflavik #2 most popular location
Keflavik is a town located on a small peninsula in southwestern Iceland. With a small population of 10,000 it was founded in the early 16th century. Its heavy development was aided by the fis…
18travelers 14reviews 16blogs
Akureyri #3 most popular location
Akureyri is with 17.250 inhabitants Iceland's fourth largest city, although it is considered the second city by many and also the capital of the North. The location and accessibility of the c…
34travelers 24reviews 7blogs
Vik #4 most popular location
The village Vík in the south of Iceland is indicated on road signs from a long distance (about 180 km from Reykjavík), despite its small size (about 300 inhabitants). It is an important …
12reviews 16blogs
Geysir #5 most popular location
Geysir (sometimes known as The Great Geysir), in the Haukadalur, Iceland, is the oldest known geysir and one of the world's most impressive examples of the phenomenon. The English word geysir…
11reviews 10blogs
Thingvellir #6 most popular location
Þingvellir (Thingvellir) is the National Park where the Alpingi - an open-air assembly, which represented the whole of Iceland - was established in 930 and continued to meet until 1798, loca…
1travelers 7reviews 11blogs
Husavik #7 most popular location
Húsavík is a small town of 2500 inhabitants in the North-east of Iceland at the shore of Skjálfandi bay. Tourism and fishing provide the main income for the town, with some shops and small…
5travelers 12reviews 7blogs
Jokulsarlon #8 most popular location
Jökulsárlón is the best known and the largest of a number of glacial lakes in Iceland. It is situated at the south end of the glacier Vatnajökull between Skaftafell National Park and Höf…
1travelers 6reviews 12blogs
Gullfoss #9 most popular location
Gullfoss is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland. Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. The wide Hvítá rushes southwa…
2travelers 6reviews 5blogs
Myvatn #10 most popular location
Lake Myvatn is located in the North East of Iceland, near to one of the country's most active volcanic areas, Krafla. A series of eruptions occurred in the late 70s and early 80s. It is the c…
4travelers 6reviews 10blogs
Hofn #11 most popular location
Höfn is a small Icelandic fishing town in the southeast corner of the country. With a population under 2000, Höfn is far from a bustling city. Höfn is a popular spot due to its close p…
2travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Selfoss #12 most popular location
The town Selfoss started developing in 1891, when a suspension bridge was built across the most voluminous river in Iceland, Olfusa. This bridge collapsed in 1944 and a new one was constructe…
15travelers 7blogs
Skaftafell #13 most popular location
5travelers 5reviews 12blogs
Skogar #14 most popular location
Skogar is located about 30km's west of Vik along the Ring Road. The attraction of Skogar is the picturesque and powerful Skogafoss waterfall which can easily been seen from the road (so you w…
1travelers 7reviews 9blogs
Blue Lagoon #15 most popular location
The Blue Lagoon (Icelandic: "Bláa Lónið") geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of an other-worldly lava formation. The Blue Lagoon s…
16travelers 9blogs
Egilsstadir #16 most popular location
5travelers 2reviews 7blogs
Stykkisholmur #17 most popular location
Stykkisholmur is a small fishing and tourism town on the northern edge of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland. A ferry leaves from the harbour taking visitors to the Westfjords.…
3reviews 2blogs
Hella #18 most popular location
Hella is a village of just around 650 inhabitants, located in South Iceland. The tourism industry is a vital part of the economy, with Landmannalaugar and Hekla Volcano in it's "backyard", su…
4travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Kirkjubaejarklaustur #19 most popular location
4reviews 4blogs
Borgarnes #20 most popular location
A small town of about 2000 inhabitants, Borgarnes is situated on a small peninsula in Borgarfjörður. It is located about 70 km west of Reykjavik and it is connected to Iceland's ringroad th…
1travelers 1blogs
Grundarfjordur #21 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Skogafoss #22 most popular location
Just off the main ring road, at the village of Skogar, this is a very impressive powerful waterfall. Can walk along the stone riverbank and get in as close as you dare, before deciding how so…
2blogs
Grindavik #23 most popular location
Grindavík is one of the most important fishing towns of Iceland. Tourism plays an increasing role and commerce and light industry thrive well. Grindavik boasts of the small park Solarve nea…
5travelers 1reviews 7blogs
Laugarvatn #24 most popular location
1reviews
Haukadalur #25 most popular location
Haukadalur is a valley in the community of Blásksógabyggð. The most famous sites is without a doubt the geothermal area with Geysir and Strokkur hotsprings. These hotsprings became active…
3reviews 3blogs
Isafjordur #26 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Hvolsvollur #27 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews
Dettifoss #28 most popular location
Dettifoss is a waterfall located in northeastern Iceland, not far from Mývatn. It is situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, which flows from the Vatnajökull glacier and collects water…
6blogs
Seljalandsfoss #29 most popular location
Seljalandsfoss is one of the most famous waterfalls of Iceland. It is very picturesque and therefore its photo can be found in many books and calendars. It was a waypoint during the first leg…
3travelers 6blogs
Gulfoss #30 most popular location
1travelers 4blogs
Godafoss #31 most popular location
3reviews 1blogs
Seydisfjördur #32 most popular location
4reviews 3blogs
Vestmannaeyjar #33 most popular location
10travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Saudarkrokur #34 most popular location
25km's north of the Ring Road on route #75 is Saudarkrokur. Population: 2,600. It is the largest town in northwest Iceland. There are hotels, restaurants, gas, banks, shops, post office, serv…
2travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Golden Circle #35 most popular location
The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route in South Iceland, covering about 300 km looping from Reykjavík into central Iceland and back. The three primary stops on the route are the nat…
17blogs
Landmannalaugar #36 most popular location
Landmannalaugar (Icelandic, meaning the hot springs of the people of (the) land) is a region near the volcano Hekla in the Southern Highlands of Iceland. Landmannalaugar can only be reache…
1travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Kerid #37 most popular location
Kerið is a volcanic crater lake located in south central Iceland, on the popular tourist route known as the Golden Circle. It is one of several crater lakes in the area, created as the land …
1reviews
Thingeyjarsveit #38 most popular location
1reviews
Grindavík #39 most popular location
3reviews 2blogs
Hafnarfjörður #40 most popular location
8travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Breiddalsvik #41 most popular location
Breiðdalsvík is a small fishing village in the Eastfjords, located directly off of the Ring Road between Djupivogur & Egilsstadir. There are a couple of hotels along with a few B&B's, a …
1reviews 1blogs
Vatnajokull #42 most popular location
1travelers 5blogs
Rekjavik #43 most popular location
14travelers 2reviews
Hafnarfjordur #44 most popular location
16travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Seidisfjoerdur #45 most popular location
Seyðisfjörður is a small fishing town on the east coast of Iceland. The town of Seyðisfjörður experienced an economic boost, when the Norwegian Otto Wathne and others began fishing and …
2reviews 2blogs
Blonduos #46 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
South Iceland #47 most popular location
3reviews
Mosfellsbaer #48 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Djupivogur #49 most popular location
Djupivogur is a small fishing village in the Eastfjords between Jokulsarlon and Egilsstadir. There is a hotel, restaurants, grocery store, wine store, church and other services to be found in…
1reviews 3blogs
Hveragerði #50 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews
Bláskógabyggð #51 most popular location
3reviews
Fludir #52 most popular location
1reviews
Solheimajokull #53 most popular location
The Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends from the great Mýrdalsjökull glacier, down to the sandy plains of the Icelandic south coast. The spectacular surroundings are marked by rugged an…
1reviews 4blogs
Hallormsstadur #54 most popular location
2blogs
Hengill #55 most popular location
2reviews
Snæfellsnes #56 most popular location
Snaefellsnes is an incredible region that is known to many from the book "Journey to the Center of the Earth". This is the site where the protagonist enters into earth. Snæfellsjökull i…
2travelers 1blogs
Snaefellsnes #57 most popular location
1blogs
Skalholt #58 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Asbyrgi #59 most popular location
2reviews
Hvalfjordur #60 most popular location
1reviews
Pingvellir National Park #61 most popular location
2blogs
Krafla #62 most popular location
1reviews
Hveravellir #63 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Seydisfjordur #64 most popular location
1reviews 3blogs
Thorsmork #65 most popular location
2blogs
Ulfjotsvatn #66 most popular location
1reviews
Snaefellsjokull #67 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Hvítá River #68 most popular location
2reviews
Dyrholaey #69 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Olafsvik #70 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Oreafi #71 most popular location
1reviews
Egilsstaðir #72 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Kirkjubæjarklaustur #73 most popular location
1reviews
Esjan #74 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Askja #75 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Vopnafjordur #76 most popular location
3reviews
Langjökull #77 most popular location
1blogs
Varmahlid #78 most popular location
1blogs
Hverir #79 most popular location
1reviews
Kaldidalur #80 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Laki #81 most popular location
1reviews
Eyjafjallajokull #82 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Mosfellsdalur #83 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Mödrudalur #84 most popular location
1reviews
Myvatan #85 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Bildudalur #86 most popular location
1reviews
Vík í Myrdal #87 most popular location
1blogs
Hverarond #88 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Laugafell #89 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Grímsey #90 most popular location
1reviews
Holmavik #91 most popular location
1reviews
Sulur #92 most popular location
1reviews
Glymur #93 most popular location
1reviews
Fjallsarlon #94 most popular location
3blogs
Vogar #95 most popular location
1blogs
olafsfjordur #96 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Dimmuborgir #97 most popular location
1reviews
Thingvallavatn #98 most popular location
3blogs
Herdubreid #99 most popular location
1reviews
Kverkfjoll #100 most popular location
1reviews